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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1043 1007 746
Rank change year-on-year -36 -261 +330
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 171 18 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.016% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 91 5 25
10th Percentile £35,125 £51,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £55,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,800 £60,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.67% +36.36% -7.37%
75th Percentile £51,500 £66,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £62,500 - £54,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,800 £60,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -23.67% +36.36% -7.37%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 29,045 17,013 7,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.59% 14.66% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13,910 10,464 5,933
10th Percentile £31,231 £31,250 £30,525
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £74,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
UK excluding London +97 171 £45,800 -23.67% 28
England +1 171 £45,800 -23.67% 29
Midlands +61 106 £45,800 -23.67% 15
West Midlands +42 106 £45,800 -23.67% 14
South East -1 39 - - 6
South West - 21 £45,000 - 2
Work from Home -191 9 £60,000 - 3
East of England - 4 - - 4
North of England -68 1 £70,000 -
North East - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 159 (92.98%) Automotive
2 117 (68.42%) Degree
3 110 (64.33%) Simulink
4 97 (56.73%) MATLAB
5 88 (51.46%) C
6 83 (48.54%) Electronics
7 82 (47.95%) Validation
8 71 (41.52%) Agile
9 70 (40.94%) Configuration Management
9 70 (40.94%) Automotive SPICE
10 67 (39.18%) Software Engineering
11 56 (32.75%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
12 53 (30.99%) Social Skills
12 53 (30.99%) Embedded C
13 51 (29.82%) CANalyzer
14 48 (28.07%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (26.32%) Systems Engineering
16 44 (25.73%) Aerospace
16 44 (25.73%) IEC 61508
17 41 (23.98%) Project Management
18 37 (21.64%) Line Management
19 36 (21.05%) Algorithms
19 36 (21.05%) Stateflow
20 35 (20.47%) AUTOSAR
20 35 (20.47%) J1939
21 34 (19.88%) Embedded Systems
21 34 (19.88%) Rational DOORS
22 33 (19.30%) MISRA
23 31 (18.13%) JIRA
24 29 (16.96%) Customer Requirements

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 110 (64.33%) Simulink
2 51 (29.82%) CANalyzer
3 36 (21.05%) Stateflow
4 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (8.77%) TargetLink
6 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (6.43%) CATIA
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.47%) J1939
2 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.58%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (0.58%) Modbus
2 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.43%) Metadata
2 6 (3.51%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 34 (19.88%) Rational DOORS
2 31 (18.13%) JIRA
3 15 (8.77%) ClearCase
3 15 (8.77%) Plastic SCM
4 12 (7.02%) CANoe
5 1 (0.58%) GitLab
General
1 159 (92.98%) Automotive
2 83 (48.54%) Electronics
3 53 (30.99%) Social Skills
4 44 (25.73%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.51%) Finance
6 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.34%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Agriculture
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (29.82%) Software Engineer
2 48 (28.07%) Systems Engineer
3 43 (25.15%) Embedded Engineer
4 35 (20.47%) Electronics Engineer
5 23 (13.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 20 (11.70%) MATLAB Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Automotive Software Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Control Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Product Owner
10 7 (4.09%) Communications Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.51%) Scrum Master
12 5 (2.92%) Architect
12 5 (2.92%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (2.92%) Lead Architect
12 5 (2.92%) Lead Software Architect
12 5 (2.92%) Software Architect
12 5 (2.92%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.17%) LLVM
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 34 (19.88%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (11.70%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.09%) ARM Cortex
5 2 (1.17%) ASIC
6 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.58%) FPGA
6 1 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.58%) SystemC
6 1 (0.58%) Verilog
6 1 (0.58%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.17%) Windows
2 1 (0.58%) FreeRTOS
2 1 (0.58%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.95%) Validation
2 71 (41.52%) Agile
3 70 (40.94%) Configuration Management
4 67 (39.18%) Software Engineering
5 56 (32.75%) Hardware-in-the-Loop
6 48 (28.07%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (26.32%) Systems Engineering
8 41 (23.98%) Project Management
9 37 (21.64%) Line Management
10 29 (16.96%) Customer Requirements
11 27 (15.79%) FMEA
11 27 (15.79%) Requirements Management
12 26 (15.20%) Computer Science
12 26 (15.20%) Data Acquisition
12 26 (15.20%) Knowledge Transfer
13 24 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
14 22 (12.87%) Software Testing
15 21 (12.28%) Data Analysis
15 21 (12.28%) Mentoring
15 21 (12.28%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 97 (56.73%) MATLAB
2 88 (51.46%) C
3 53 (30.99%) Embedded C
4 28 (16.37%) Python
5 15 (8.77%) Perl
6 7 (4.09%) Assembly Language
7 4 (2.34%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 117 (68.42%) Degree
2 15 (8.77%) HND
3 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (40.94%) Automotive SPICE
2 44 (25.73%) IEC 61508
3 35 (20.47%) AUTOSAR
4 33 (19.30%) MISRA
5 16 (9.36%) QA
6 8 (4.68%) MISRA C
7 7 (4.09%) DO-178B
7 7 (4.09%) IEC 62304
8 3 (1.75%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.58%) HAZOP
Vendors
1 27 (15.79%) IBM
2 15 (8.77%) Lauterbach
3 8 (4.68%) MathWorks
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.58%) SAP